|A way with warbles - Wellcome Library|
Describes the life-cycle of the warble fly, an economically damaging parasite of cattle, and the use of systemic insecticides and other methods of controlling it. 2 segments.
Keywords: Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Medical sciences; Cattle -- parasitology; Parasites -- in animals; Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary medicine
|Modern sheep dipping - Wellcome Library|
A study of the roles of dipping, showering and spraying in the control of sheep skin and fleece parasites, including maggot fly, sheep ked, sheep lice, ticks and mites. 2 segments.
Keywords: Sheep Diseases -- prevention & control; Skin -- in animals; Pest Control; Parasites; Animals; Pest control; Parasitology; Sheep Diseases -- prevention & control; Skin -- in animals; Pest Control; Parasites; Veterinary medicine
|Schistosomiasis - Wellcome Library|
An estimated 200 million people and many more domestic animals throughout the tropical and sub-tropical world suffer from the parasitic disease schistosomiasis (also known as bilharzia), while more than 400 million others are at risk of infection. With the aid of cinemicrography, electron micrographs and graphics, this video gives a highly detailed account of each stage in the life-cycle of 'Schistosoma mansoni', one of the five principal species of schistosome and shows how certain characterist...
Keywords: Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical diseases; Infectious diseases; Medical sciences; Schistosomicides; Schistosoma mansoni; Schistosomiasis -- prevention & control; Tropical Medicine; Parasites; Tropical medicine
|The sleep of death - Wellcome Library|
A lavish historical dramatisation of some of the key figures and events involved in the discovery of the cause of African sleeping sickness around the turn of the century, as seen through the eyes of Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922), founder of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Dr. Louis Sambon (1865-1931). The film includes material from both 'The Gambian Case' and 'Entebbe Encounter' and was awarded a silver medal at the New York International Film and TV Festival in 1990...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; Gambia; Tropical diseases; Parasites; Medical sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; History of Medicine
|Entebbe encounter - Wellcome Library|
In 1901, an outbreak of sleeping sickness in Uganda rapidly assumed epidemic proportions. In the spring of 1902, the Royal Society sent a small scientific commission to Entebbe to investigate the cause of the disease. This film highlights the many scientific and professional problems which beset the commission's work, dramatically reconstructing the circumstances leading up to Dr. (later Sir) Aldo Castellani's (1877-1971) discovery of trypanosomes in the cerebrospinal fluid of sleeping sickness ...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- etiology; Trypanosomiasis, African -- cerebrospinal fluid; Uganda; Tropical diseases; Parasites; Medical sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- etiology; Trypanosomiasis, African -- cerebrospinal fluid; History of medicine